Alice Milligan Collection

This is a small collection of correspondence, writings, and sketches of Irish nationalist, poet, and editor, Alice Milligan, 1866-1953.

Strengths

The Alice Milligan collection includes 5 letters from her to P.S. (Patrick Sarsfield) O'Hegarty, 1879-1955, about selling literary work and letters. There are 2 letters about Celtic theatre, one from Edward Martyn, 1859-1923, and another from Thomas O'Brien Butler, 1861-1915. There are also manuscript, typescript and printed copies of some of Alice Milligan's poems and other writings. The sketchbook, dated 1891, contains landscape and portrait sketches by her. Several letters between other correspondents, found with her material, are also present.

Physical characteristics

21 folders and 1 sketchbook

Description or Catalogue

Created

1891
1917

Coverage

1891
1917
Custodial History

These Alice Milligan papers were found scattered throughout the P.S. O'Hegarty acquisition and were probably acquired at various times. An envelope marked “Alice Milligan. Varia” contained 7 letters and 5 poems. Other poems were in a spring binder. There is also a sketchbook attributed to Alice Milligan by an annotation on the first page.

Accrual
Accrual Policy
Passive
Accrual Periodicity
Regular
Added by University of Kansas | Last updated on: 09 July 2018